Closing arguments conclude in honor killing trial 

A Canadian prosecutor says evidence against three people accused of killing half their family over reasons of honor is "irrefutable" as closing arguments in the case wrap up.

Prosecutor Laurie Lacelle told the jury Thursday that Afghan-born Mohammad Shafia, 58, his wife Tooba Yahya, 42, and their son Hamed, 21, were each responsible for planning and carrying out four murders.

Lacelle urged the jury to find all three guilty in what the prosecution has alleged is a quadruple honor killing of Shafia's three daughters and his other polygamous wife.

They are accused of killing the daughters because they dishonored the family by defying its disciplinarian rules on dress, dating, socializing and going online.

Judge Robert Maranger will give the jury his final instructions Friday.

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